Living Up to Your Full Potential?

I’ve been feeling lately that I’m not “living up to my full potential”.  I’ve heard this phrase my whole life.  It’s a family/societal expectation. Yes, I know I’m trying to stop feeling like I need to live up to (what I perceive as) family/societal expectations!  But, I've been seeing this phrase a lot lately and … Continue reading Living Up to Your Full Potential?

Guest Post Link – Transition Insights & Book “Promotion”

I’m very excited to be doing a guest post over with Rebecca on Baby Boomster. My post is a look back at my retirement transition, touting my book of course, with a list of the top 10 things I’ve learned in transitioning to my post-work life.  I'm thrilled to be getting bigger exposure for the … Continue reading Guest Post Link – Transition Insights & Book “Promotion”

End of the Month Musings

With the dog-days-of-summer upon us, I’m taking a slightly different approach with this week’s post. I found a lot of inspirational reading this month on other folk’s blog posts. Here’s a random set of the thoughts this generated for me: I need to try Podcasts! Jennifer at Next Phase fitness (link here)  gave me some … Continue reading End of the Month Musings

My Blog Anniversary – A long look back

It’s hard to believe I just passed the 4th anniversary of this blog.   I actually told someone it was the third… and then checked. Nope, I’ve been writing for 4 years! I started when I was “knee-deep” in my own retirement transition, still trying to figure out a vision, a plan, an identity, a new … Continue reading My Blog Anniversary – A long look back

Changing Conditioned Responses

It’s been said, whether true or not, that it takes 10,000 times to master a new skill.  So practice, practice, practice is the key.  I’m trying to master new thought patterns/new beliefs in order to modify my (often negative) conditioned responses.   Active awareness is the first step. I’m a Thinker. I probably think too much … Continue reading Changing Conditioned Responses